This article captures Ben Pol biography and other facts about him. He is an award winning Tanzanian singer and songwriter with real names as Benard Michael Paul Mnyang’anga. He is a Bongo artiste who is famous for his hit single “Sophia”. Ben Pol is prolific with R & B and is dubbed the “ Tanzania R & B Prodigy” with his songs topping tables of Tanzanian radio charts.
Ben Pol Age
He was born in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on the 8th of Saptember, 1989 and is the second child in a family of four. He was raised in Dar es Salaam where his family lived at the Vigugunti slums.
Ben Pol Biography / Career
Music runs in Ben Pol’s family as his mother was a home based singer with Ben Pol following in her footsteps. He started singing with his school mates at Azania Secondary School at the age of 17 and completed his secondary education in 2009. He went fully into music after school releasing his debut album Maboma in 2010. He has several hit singles to his credit some of which include; Manero, Pete, Jikubali, Samboira, Number one fan, Nikikupata, Dodoma boy, and others.
His single “Sophia” was a major hit in 2015 and topped charts establishing him as a major artiste in the Tanzanian music industry.
He took part in the 2015 Coke Studio Africa S3 with 25 top African artistes including Sauti Sol, Flavour and Yemi Alade. He has also collaborated with the like of Mr Eazi, Amos and Josh, Kizz Daniel, Nameless, The King Kaka, Avril, Chidinma, Jux, Joh Makini, Baraka Da Prince and others.
Ben Pol Girlfriend — Ben Pol Biography
Ben Pol is now dating Anerlisa Muigai and both seem to be drunk in love. They have been sharing their luxurious love life on social media to the delight of fans.
However Ben Pol’s ex, comedian Anna Exavery aka Ebitoke believes he is a gold digger and is only dating Anerlisa because her parents are wealthy.
Ben Pol and Ebitoke were fan favorites when their love was still going strong and were even nicknamed Bentoke, a fusion of both names. However its very clear that their love has turned sour with Ebitoke criticizing her former lover at every opportunity.
Ben Pol Awards and Nominations — Ben Pol Biography
Ben Pol is a recipient of several awards and nominations, some of which include;
- Kilimanjaro Music Tour 2013
- Kilimanjaro Award Winners Tour 2012
- Best R&B Song (Nikikupata) 2011
- Best R&B Song (Number One Fan) 2012
- Song Of The Year (Pete) Nomination 2013
- Song Writer Of The Year Won 2013
- Kilimanjaro Awards Winners Tour 2011
- Serengeti Fiesta 2011 Tour
- Artist of The Year Bongo Flava Nomination 2013
- U30 Youth Awards-Best Entertainer of the Year(Won) 2013
- Artist Of The Year (Nomination) 2013
- Best R&B Single Pete & Maneno Nomination 2013
Ben Pol Songs
- Moyo Mashine
- Phone (Feat Mr Eazi)
- Sophia (feat Mswaki)
- Ningefanyaje (feat. Avril & Rossie M)
- Number One Fan
- Maumivu Feat One
- Mayo Mashine
- Tulia Kwangu
- Moja Moja
- Wa Ubani
Ben Pol Net Worth
Ben Pol has an estimated net worth of $ 500,000. He makes his earnings from record sales, live shows and endorsements.